Jonas sees the program as an extension of the company’s Performing Arts Education & Enrichment for Kids, or PEEK program, in which dancers give movement classes and free dance performances to underserved students and their families around the Bay Area. “Our whole goal is to try and give (the girls) an alternative way to communicate,” Jonas said. “Hopefully, it will translate to them not returning.”. How much of an impact the movement class actually is making on reducing recidivism, or relapse into criminal behavior, may be difficult to determine, because of the number of programs the girls are involved with as part of their court-ordered treatment program, said Lynn Mackey, the director of court and community schools at the county Office of Education.
The guide — called “Do You Speak Touriste?” — focuses a lot on the obstacle of language, “When you go to a foreign country, and you see that the person in front of you is making an effort to at least start the discussion in your language, there’s a barrier that breaks down,” says Quentin Boissy D’Anglas of the chamber, yellow womens flat shoes, kente flat shoes, ballet flats shoes, yellow bridal flat shoes, ankara pumps, yellow ballerina shoes ( The guide offers a few phrases in the languages of the 11 most popular countries of origin for tourists to Paris, Perhaps more important, it also offers clues to what tourists are looking for: A Brazilian wants to feel he is seeing the “hidden” Paris, for instance, or a German appreciates a handshake..
This is the nature of the Twitter beast — some people take it, some people leave it. Everyone has an opinion. “No! Absolutely not,” objects David Fonnegra, a company dancer whose new ballet will premiere in the March shows. “When you are Twittering, you are not enjoying, you are deciding.”. But even he softens his position after a moment’s thought. “I don’t mind if someone wants to do it, although normally, you should enjoy the dance. For me, tweeting after the show is better,” he decides.
Students at Los Gatos High School spent this week celebrating cultural diversity, another step in the school’s ongoing fight against racism, Cultural Awareness Week was designed to be fun and educational, and included a pledge by students to be respectful of all people and their cultures, To that end, students were given wristbands that said, “We accept, we respect, we learn.”, This week’s culturally-focused activities grew out of last year’s “promposal” scandal that yellow womens flat shoes, kente flat shoes, ballet flats shoes, yellow bridal flat shoes, ankara pumps, yellow ballerina shoes ( occurred when two boys used racist symbols to ask girls to prom, The ensuing controversy caused the high school district to hire Epoch Education, which has been working with school officials and students to make sure this year’s prom invitations are inoffensive..
‘Peter Pan’ children’s summer camp. PITTSBURG — The Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents the “Peter Pan” Summer Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14-25 at the California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. Children ages 7 to 14 learn acting, singing and dancing skills as they rehearse the classic story of “Peter Pan.”. Whether you are a novice or seasoned performer, the fast-paced musical theater production camp will prepare children for a final performance for family and friends.